MIT Wins $100M Gift to Create Cancer Research Institute That Melds Genomics, Cell Bio, Engineering
 
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology this week said that an alumnus has awarded it a $100 million gift to create a new research center that will pool the school’s molecular genetics, cell biology, and engineering disciplines to study cancer.
 

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.